NYSE:SNE - Sony Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$54.87 +1.03 (+1.91 %)
(As of 08/19/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$54.87
Today's Range$54.01 - $54.98
52-Week Range$36.25 - $55.82
Volume1.27 million shs
Average Volume1.13 million shs
Market Capitalization$69.05 billion
P/E Ratio16.68
Dividend Yield0.36%
Beta1.44
Sony logoSony Corporation designs, develops, produces, and sells electronic equipment, instruments, and devices for the consumer, professional, and industrial markets worldwide. The company offers network services related to games, videos, and music contents; and home and portable game consoles, packaged software, and peripheral devices, as well as broadcast/professional, integrated circuit card technology, and medical and imaging device solutions. It also develops, produces, markets, and distributes recorded music; publishes music; and produces and distributes animation titles, game applications based on animation titles, and various services for music and visual products. In addition, the company offers live-action and animated motion pictures, as well as scripted and unscripted series, daytime serials, game shows, animated series, television movies, and miniseries and other television programs; operates a visual effects and animation unit; manages a studio facility; and operates television and digital networks. Further, it researches, develops, designs, produces, markets, distributes, sells, and services video and sound products; interchangeable lens, compact digital, and consumer and professional video cameras; display products, such as projectors and medical equipment; mobile phones, tablets, accessories, and applications; metal oxide semiconductor image sensors, charge-coupled devices, large-scale integration systems, and other semiconductors. Additionally, the company offers Internet broadband network services; creates and distributes content for various electronics product platforms, such as PCs and mobile phones; and provides life and non-life insurance, banking, and other services, as well as batteries, recording media, and storage media products. The company was formerly known as Tokyo Tsushin Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha and changed its name to Sony Corporation in January 1958. Sony Corporation was founded in 1946 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Household audio & video equipment
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorConsumer Discretionary
SymbolNYSE:SNE
CUSIPN/A
Phone813-6748-2111

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.15
Current Ratio0.92
Quick Ratio0.80

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio16.68
Forward P/E Ratio13.35
P/E Growth1.87

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$77.15 billion
Price / Sales0.90
Cash Flow$5.9641 per share
Price / Cash9.20
Book Value$25.98 per share
Price / Book2.11

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.29
Net Income$4.42 billion
Net Margins7.32%
Return on Equity16.74%
Return on Assets3.18%

Miscellaneous

Employees128,400
Outstanding Shares1,263,560,000
Market Cap$69.05 billion

Sony (NYSE:SNE) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Sony's stock symbol?

Sony trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "SNE."

How were Sony's earnings last quarter?

Sony Corp (NYSE:SNE) announced its earnings results on Tuesday, July, 31st. The company reported $1.60 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.16 by $0.44. The business earned $1,953.62 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1,882.28 billion. Sony had a net margin of 7.32% and a return on equity of 16.74%. The business's revenue was up 5.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $62.70 earnings per share. View Sony's Earnings History.

When is Sony's next earnings date?

Sony is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, October, 30th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Sony.

What guidance has Sony issued on next quarter's earnings?

Sony updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Tuesday, July, 31st. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of JPY500 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $417.12. The company issued revenue guidance of 8.6 trln, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $8588.60 billion.

What price target have analysts set for SNE?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Sony's shares. Their forecasts range from $39.93 to $85.29. On average, they expect Sony's share price to reach $62.61 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 14.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Sony.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Sony?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Sony in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Sony.

Who are some of Sony's key competitors?

Who are Sony's key executives?

Sony's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Kazuo Hirai, Chairman (Age 58)
  • Mr. Kenichiro Yoshida, CEO, Pres, Representative Corp. Exec. Officer & Director (Age 59)
  • Mr. Hiroki Totoki, Sr. Exec. VP & CFO (Age 54)
  • Mr. Shigeki Ishizuka, Sr. EVP, Corp. Exec. Officer and Pres of Professional Solutions & Services Group (Age 60)
  • Mr. Shiro Kambe, Exec. VP (Age 57)

Has Sony been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about SNE stock has been trending somewhat positive on Sunday, according to Accern. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Sony earned a news and rumor sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern's scale. They also gave media stories about the company an impact score of 47.08 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days. View Recent Headlines for Sony.

Who are Sony's major shareholders?

Sony's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Gamco Investors INC. ET AL (0.35%), Bank of America Corp DE (0.33%), Gabelli Funds LLC (0.22%), Morgan Stanley (0.16%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.13%) and Boston Partners (0.11%).

Which major investors are selling Sony stock?

SNE stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Millennium Management LLC, Morgan Stanley, Gamco Investors INC. ET AL, Jane Street Group LLC, Gabelli Funds LLC, Aviance Capital Management LLC, US Bancorp DE and Deltec Asset Management LLC.

Which major investors are buying Sony stock?

SNE stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Boston Partners, Bank of America Corp DE, LMR Partners LLP, Nomura Holdings Inc., Nan Shan Life Insurance Co. Ltd., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Envestnet Asset Management Inc. and TD Asset Management Inc..

How do I buy shares of Sony?

Shares of SNE can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Sony's stock price today?

One share of SNE stock can currently be purchased for approximately $54.87.

How big of a company is Sony?

Sony has a market capitalization of $69.05 billion and generates $77.15 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $4.42 billion in net income (profit) each year or $3.29 on an earnings per share basis. Sony employs 128,400 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Sony?

Sony's mailing address is 1-7-1 KONAN MINATO-KU, TOKYO M0, 108-0075. The company can be reached via phone at 813-6748-2111 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Sony (NYSE SNE)

Community Ranking:  2.9 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  441 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  328 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  769
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Sony and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe SNE will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe SNE will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 8/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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